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Clean Yar Garb! Pirate Costume Washing Tips

It's been one week since the Gasparilla Pirate Festival n' it's time to clean yar garb! To help ye get the salt and grime out of yar outfit Pirate Fashions has put together a Category System to help ye pick the right methods. It's best to follow the instructions on the tag, but if there be no tag here be arrr guidelines!

Category One be Dry Clean Only: Articles that fall into this chest be comprised of Corsets, Bodices, as well as Most Coats n' Items made with silk, wool, or velvet. Bring'em to a professional dry cleaner or use an at Home Cleaning Product in a Tumble Dryer.

Category Two be Hand Wash n' Light Dry: Womens Tops n Skirts, some of the Men's Skirts, Silk Bandana n Sash, Waist Coats, n' most clothes with 2 different fabrics or lining. Hand wash in yar wash basin or bath tub with a mild detergent. Gently swirl n' knead the fabrics fer 2 minutes. For yar silks a hair conditioner be a fine way to soften the delicate cloth. Let dry on a rack n' they'll be ready for adventure in no time.

Category Three be the Machine Wash n Cold Water n' Line Dry Category: Bloomers, Some o' the Men's Shirts, Men's Pants, Kilts, Some Women's Skirts n' Linen Sashes. It is vital ye handle this properly to avoid shrinkage. These be Machine Wash COLD WATER ONLY n' LINE DRY ONLY items of clothing. Alternatively ye could purchase yar clothing in a Large and use Category Four fer yar drying.

Category Four be Machine Wash n' Dry: Items in this category be Linens n' Cotton Bandanas, Socks, T-Shirts n' Pre Shrunk Fabrics. Just machine wash cold and dry fer a tough, veteran look! If ye be looking for the respectable pirate look just iron or steam after drying.

If ye have questions about maintaining and cleaning yar garb- consult the Pirate Fashions website! http://bit.ly/2ks3M71

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Custom Tricorne Hats from the Brethren of Pirate Fashions!

Custom Tricorne Hats from the Brethren of Pirate Fashions!

Get yarself a proper n' custom Tricorne Hat! The Quintessential piece of the Pirate Ensemble!

Tricorne hats also be known as Cocked Hats, n' they be a pillar in any pirate's wardrobe! All arrr custom hats be made with 100% Wool and come in 8 Sizes with numerous options for Trims, Edgings, Feathers, Pins n' Accessories!

Cocked hats began to appear in the Mid 17th Century within the Spanish Military. By the end of the 17th Century, however the style of hat quickly gained popularity in the rest of Europe in both civilian and military fashion. Throughout the 18th Century it was a popular style choice and o' course that includes pirates!

In terms of functionality Tricornes be ideal fer redirecting rainwater away from the wearer and guttering it over the shoulders. Arrr's do not come with a sweat band as they be designed to be worn over a bandana. These arrr the ideal hats for pirates, buccaneers, rogues, privateers and sea dogs! Everything ye need to customize yer hat is available on arrr website! http://bit.ly/2iT0plr

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